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At a Glance

Uppers

“Prestige”

“Quality of people; great culture”

“Work on the best deals with the best bankers with the best access to career progression in the industry”

Downers

“During high pressure situations, work must get done quickly and occasionally requires late night”

“The PJT spinoff created immense uncertainty at the analyst level”

“Sometimes we lack resources compared to larger banks”

The Buzz

“Where everyone wants to work”

“Great PE name, OK banking name”

“Great place to start”

“Incredible company; unclear how advisory spinoff will play out”

About Blackstone

Blackstone operates under five key principles: accountability, excellence, integrity, teamwork, and entrepreneurship. Since its beginnings in 1985, the firm has stuck by these principles, operating a business that’s both financially successful and steadfast, committed to its ethics and making a positive impact on the world they work in. Blackstone manages wealth and assets while keeping both the interests of the client in mind as well as how their investments can positively impact the world.  

Blackstone focuses its business in four main areas: real estate, private equity, hedge fund solutions, and credit and insurance. Its investing  strategy includes growing companies and creating a positive impact on the world . For example, Take their private equity investments. Blackstone has invested in a myriad of companies. They invested in SERVPRO, a company that provides disaster mitigation and reconstruction services. SERVPRO is family owned, and with Blackstone’s collaboration provides its services to communities impacted by the tragedy of natural disasters. Blackstone also invested in Ancestry in 2020. Ancestry helps people understand and learn about their past. Blackstone saw the value in the product and invested fast, as Ancestry begins to grow and develop as a business.  

These smart investments are integral to Blackstone’s success. Founder and CEO Stephen A. Schwarzman says Blackstone is “committed to fostering innovative ideas, promoting healthy economies and enabling social progress across the globe right now and for generations to come.” Not only does this goal come through in their business, but in their community outreach. The Blackstone Charitable Foundation, founded in 2007, “creates programs that enhance entrepreneurial ecosystems.” Blackstone is committed to fostering an economy that is accessible and democratic, a place where anyone can get involved and get creative. 

Blackstone

345 Park Avenue
New York, NY 10154
Phone: (212) 583-5000

Firm Stats

Employer Type: Public
Stock Symbol: BX
Stock Exchange: NYSE
Chairman & CEO: Stephen A. Schwarzman

Major Office Locations

Sydney, Australia
Shanghai, China
Beijing, China
Los Angeles, CA
Menlo Park, CA
San Francisco, CA
Atlanta, GA
Chicago, IL
Boston, MA
New York, NY
Dallas, TX
Houston, TX
Singapore, Singapore
Dubai, United Arab Emirates
London, United Kingdom
Paris, France
Dusseldorf, Germany
Hong Kong, Hong Kong
Mumbai, India
Tokyo, Japan
Seoul, South Korea

Major Departments & Practices

Information Technology
Finance
Real Estate
Legal & Compliance
Credit
Hedge Fund Solutions
Private Wealth Solutions
Public Affairs
Strategic Partners
Data Science
Global Corporate Services
Private Equity
Life Sciences
Infrastructure
Strategic Incentives Group
Government Relations
External Relations & Strategy
Tactical Opportunities
Portfolio Operations
IRBD
Financial Reporting
Financial Analysis